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Japan’s capital city is a bustling cultural, economic, and social center for the millions of people who live there. You can experience many of the normal things you can experience in a big city, but Tokyo has many elevated experiences. Tokyo has also hosted many significant global events such as the 1964 Olympic Games and multiple G7 Summits.
When you visit Tokyo you can see the reverence and appreciation that exists for the history of the region combined with advancements in technology. No matter what you’re seeking in your vacation, Tokyo has plenty to offer you.
The weather in Tokyo is very humid and the climate is considered subtropical. The summers are hot, humid and muggy whereas the winter months are cold and crisp. The winter days are also very short – the sunset tends to occur around 5:00 PM.
The best times to visit is either in the early spring or early autumn as you get to experience the bright vibrant colors of the trees and flowers throughout the city. Early March is one of the best times to visit as you get to experience the spring weather and you get to take advantage of the lower prices that come with the office season.
There are many things you can do in Tokyo. If you love sports, you can see a baseball game at the Tokyo Dome. Japan has a thriving baseball culture and you can see some amazing players here. If you’re a fan of Disney, you can visit Disneyland Tokyo and see some of the unique rides that you can only find at this particular park as well as most of the classic Disney park attractions. You can learn about Tokyo’s history by visiting the Imperial Palace or by visiting one of the many museums within the city limits.
If you’re a foodie, you’ll have plenty of options to explore in Tokyo. Not only is there a lot of delicious street food options, but you can visit any of the Michelin-star restaurants within the city. No matter where you go, you can indulge in any of the culinary options that Tokyo is famous for, such as sushi, soba noodles, tempura, and Chankonabe (a type of hot pot dish). Tokyo is also a great destination if you have a sweet tooth. You can get desserts that are mochi or red bean based.
Narita International Airport serves the larger Tokyo area and is a major hub for Japan Airlines. It has a unique schedule, as there is no air traffic allowed between midnight and 6:00 AM to reduce noise pollution in the area. There are also many things to do while you’re at the airport such as viewing the art galleries that are located throughout the airport. Additionally there are multiple shops, restaurants, and amenities such as beauty salons.